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Japan’s Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi held a video conference with Ukraine’s Minister of Defense Oleksii Reznikov for the second time since March on Wednesday.
Reznikov expressed his deep gratitude for provision of humanitarian aid and equipment from Japan to Ukraine.
On April 13, #DMKishi held a videoconference with H.E. Mr.Reznikov, Minister of Defense of Ukraine, for the second time since March. Mr.Reznikov again expressed deep gratitude for provision of humanitarian aid and equipment from Japan to Ukraine. #StandWithUkraine 🇯🇵🇺🇦 pic.twitter.com/IW2nWxTbCC— Japan Ministry of Defense/Self-Defense Forces (@ModJapan_en) April 13, 2022
Kishi said Russia “must be held strictly accountable” given the recent mass killings of innocent civilians near Kyiv.
Last month, Japan shipped helmets and other non-lethal military kit to Ukraine via a US Air Force cargo jet.